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$70,000 winning Florida Lottery ticket close to expiring

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Jun 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-24 12:32:19-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida Lottery officials say a winning Fantasy 5 ticket sold in the Tampa Bay area back in December is close to expiring.

The ticket for the December 28th drawing was sold at U.S. 19 Food & Fuel in Clearwater.

The still-unclaimed ticket is worth $71,976.62, but is set to expire on June 26th at midnight, due to to the game's 180-day deadline.

The winning numbers for the December 28, 2018, drawing were: 04 - 19 - 21 - 29 - 35

While any Florida Lottery retailer can validate the winning ticket, the FANTASY 5 top prize must be claimed at a Florida Lottery District Office or at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Players can obtain additional information by calling the Lottery's Customer Service Department at (850) 487-7787 or visiting the Florida Lottery's website at www.flalottery.com.